DVERSE Inc., a developer of virtual reality (VR) creation software, is pleased to announce that it has raised US $1039000 in funding through Convertible Note from 500 Starups Japan, Colopl VR Fund, KLab Venture Partners, Adways, Willgroup, Slogan, and others.
DVERSE Inc. (Shogo Numakura, CEO, Delaware, and others "Divers"), a developer of virtual reality software, has raised US $1039000 (Approx. ¥110 million) in total through Convertible Note (Equivalent to convertible bond-type bonds with subscription rights to shares in Japan) from 500 Startups Japan (President and CEO: James Riney, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo), Colopl VR Fund (Coloplanext 2 Fund Investment Corporation, managed by Coloplanext Corporation), KLab Venture Partners Co., Ltd. (KVP Seed Innovation Fund No.1 Investment Limited Partnership, Minato-ku, Tokyo President: Yasukazu Nagano), Advays Co., Ltd. (Ryosuke Ikeda, President, Nakano Ward, Tokyo) (President and CEO: Akihisa Okamura, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo), Wilgroup Corporate Venture Capital, Wilgroup Incubate Fund, Slogan Co., Ltd. (Minato-ku, Tokyo Representative Director: Yutaka Ito), Shogo Kawada (individual investor and co-founder of DeNA) and others. (Shogo Numakura, CEO, Delaware, and others "Divers")
Devers is developing virtual reality (VR) production software that uses the head-mounted display (HMD), which has become a hot topic as a next-generation device.
SYMMETRY (symmetry) is VR contents production software featuring "Simple", "Real Time" and "high quality". 3D CAD data/3D model files can be input, and the scene can be edited and immediately checked by intuitive operations in VR space, enabling the output of VR content for various terminals. First, we aim to provide products for the construction and civil engineering fields.
*Symmetry means "symmetry", and it was named as a thing and a place that can project images and ideas drawn in the user's mind into a VR space.
About DVERSE Inc.
Established on October 20, 2014 in Delaware, USA. It consists of creators and specialists from various genres such as system development, game development, video production, audio production, and space design. We will create new value in the world by developing new creative environments through HMD/VR.
Company Name: 500 Startups Japan (500 STARTUPS JP, L.P.)
Location: Otemachi Financial City Grand Cube 3F, 1-9 -2 Otemachi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
FOUNDED: February 2016
President & CEO: James Riney
Company Name: Coloplanext Corporation
Location: 11th floor, Ebisu Garden Place Tower, -20 -3, Ebisu 4, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Establishment: February 10, 2015
President & CEO: Shintarō Yamagami
Company Name: Adways Corporation
Location: 38th floor of Sumitomo Real Estate Shinjuku Grand Tower, 8- 17, Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Establishment: February 28, 2001
President & CEO: Yoshihisa Okamura
Company Name: KLab Venture Partners Co., Ltd.
Location: Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, 6 -10 -1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Establishment: October 21, 2015
President & CEO: Yasukazu Nagano
Company Name: Wilgroup Co., Ltd.
Location: 27th floor, Harmony Tower, 32 2-chome, Honmachi, Nakano-ku, Tokyo
Establishment: April 3, 2006
President & CEO: Ryosuke Ikeda
Company: Slogan Co., Ltd. Location: Tokyo, Minato-ku, Minami Aoyama 2 -11 -17, Daiichi Hata Honsha Bldg. 3rd Floor Establishment: October 24, 2005 President & CEO: Yutaka Ito URL: http://www.slogan.jp/
Company Name: DVERSE Inc. (Divers Inc.)
Location: 113 Barksdale Professional Center, Newark, Delaware 19711 USA (headquarters in the United States)
Establishment: October 20, 20014
President & CEO: Shogo Numakura